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To be a visible and trusted business resource for our local community
To build a thriving business atmosphere and create economic synergy by providing relevant educational programs and consistent marketing support
Organization, teamwork, and the understaning that ethical and progressive leadership will foster consumer loyalty, an entrepreneurial spirit and a dynamic sense of community pride


The first Commercial Club in Bancroft was started in 1917.  A Chamber of Commerce was organized in 1946 with Charles Quinn as president.  It was a very active group for many years.  Mrs. Lorraine Schemmel became the first woman president of the group in 1978 and was reelected to a second term.

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